Sivert Johannesen Rosvåg

Male30 April 1850–

Brief Life History of Sivert Johannesen

When Sivert Johannesen Rosvåg was born on 30 April 1850, in Bremsnes, Averøy, Møre og Romsdal, Norway, his father, Johannes Olsen Rosvåg, was 31 and his mother, Marcelia or Marselia Sivertsen Løvøen, was 25.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Olsen Rosvåg
1819–
Marcelia or Marselia Sivertsen Løvøen
1824–
Ole Peder Johannesen Rosvåg
1846–1846
Ingebor Olava Johansen
1847–
Sivert Johannesen Rosvåg
1850–
Marta Olava Johansen
1852–1853
Olaus Johannesen Dybbugt
1854–1908
Johan Martin Johansen
1860–1861
Maria Johansen
1863–

Sources (3)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Sivert Johannesen Rosvåg - Individual or family possessions: Family genealogies: birth-name: Sivert Johannesen Rosvåg
  • Sivert, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Sivert Johansen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (7)

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World Events (6)

1855 · Erik Werenskiold

Age 5

Birth year of Erik Werenskiold Norwegian painter and illustrator. He was especially known for his drawings of the Asbjørnsen and Moe fairytale collection.

1857 · Theodor Kittelsen

Age 7

Birth year of Theodor Kittelsen. One of the most popular artists in Norway. He became famous for his nature paintings, as well as his illustrations of fairy tales and legends, especially of trolls.

1882 · Sigrid Undset

Age 32

Birth year of Sigrid Undset. Norwegian novelist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928. Her best-known work is Kristin Lavransdatter.

Name Meaning

Swedish: from the personal name Sivert, a variant of Sigvard, which is a form of Old Norse Sigurthr, from sigr ‘victory’ + varthr ‘guardian’. In North America, this surname may also be a shortened form of a patronymic derived from this name (see Sivertson ).

Americanized form of German Sievert .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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